What sort of accent do you’ve got?

Rising up in Michigan, I picked up a slight Michigan accent. For instance, I’d say “maahm” as an alternative of “mother,” and “Bab” as an alternative of “Bob.” Now that I’ve lived in New York for 20 years, I’ve principally misplaced it, however typically after I drink a lot wine, it will probably come out once more.

Right here, comic Fred Armison does totally different Southern accents within the U.S. (In case you’re dwelling in or from the South, do you assume they ring true to you?)


Ship to somebody who appears like one in all these 😂

♬ authentic sound – TheAccentGuy

And The Accent Man makes me snort a lot. Omg, his Tommy Shelby!

George Mason College really collects speech samples from around the globe, and everybody has to learn the identical paragraph: “Please name Stella. Ask her to carry these items together with her from the shop: Six spoons of contemporary snow peas, 5 thick slabs of blue cheese, and perhaps a snack for her brother Bob. We additionally want a small plastic snake and a giant toy frog for the youngsters. She will be able to scoop these items into three pink luggage, and we are going to go meet her Wednesday on the practice station.”

So, I’m curious, what’s your accent? Any enjoyable slang from the place you reside or the place you’re from? Please weigh in beneath…

P.S. Actors’ film accents, the worst upstairs neighbors, and let’s speak about code-switching.

(Photograph by Ana Luz Crespi/Stocksy. The George Mason quote from this 2014 submit.)